About Us

Wilson Bowen is a full service Tax & Accounting firm that specialized in tax; planning, preparation, and resolution.  Our team is dedicated in helping each of our clients mitigate their tax liability within the confines of IRS regulations. We make sure to stay up to date on the constant changing tax laws and IRS revenue rulings. Let us help you stay compliant!


Matthew Wilson; Tax Attorney

Matthew is a licensed Tax Attorney with a specialized advanced degree in taxation (LL.M.) who has been assisting taxpayers with their tax planning, tax preparation, and tax liability resolution needs since 2005. Over the years, he has earned a reputation as an aggressive and passionate defender of taxpayers whenever they are challenged by the IRS and State taxing authorities.

James Patterson

James is a California licensed CPA with a variety of accounting experience.   He has worked in both public accounting and consulting.  He enjoys working in public accounting and getting to see the direct impact his work has on client’s situations.  He has worked on returns and attest work for a wide variety of clients and entity types.  He enjoys working with Pass Through entities and the owners.  Prior to working in accounting James worked in the construction industry.  He is blessed to have been given the opportunity to move with his wife and 3 kids to beautiful Idaho.

Nick Merrick; Senior Tax Preparer

Nick is a Nampa native and loves living in The Valley. He grew up in a tax business and used to help his parents put tax returns together to mail to the IRS. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Accountancy from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2012 and has been preparing tax returns ever since as a paid preparer. He has also been certified as a Quickbooks Online ProAdvisor with extensive knowledge in bookkeeping practices. Nick is currently working towards earning his CPA certification. Last year, he started a new hobby of woodworking and is enjoying creating things with his hands. He also finds joy in travelling.


Ron Bowen

Ron Bowen practiced as a CPA in the Treasure Valley for over 30 years. Ron has owned and operated this firm for much of those 30+ years. Although his day to day involvement has decreased he is still a valuable resource and contributor to the firm.

Sarah Carey; Reception/Bookkeeping

Sarah has lived in Boise Idaho for 23 years. She moved from Southern California her Junior year of High School. Sarah attended University of Phoenix studying Environmental Science with an emphasis in Hydrology. Sarah enjoys analyzing environmental issues using physical & life sciences. She also has twenty-five years’ experience with customer interactions and administrative support. She has a strong sense of devotion to account and human relation support. Sarah will be the first point of contact as our clients enter our office or call. On her off times Sarah enjoys traveling to the Ocean with her family swimming and soaking in the magnificent sunny rays when she can.

Anjanette Potter; Payroll/Bookkeeping

Anjanette Potter is the Payroll Specialist at Wilson Bowen Tax & Accounting.  She graduated from Boise State University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy and is currently pursuing her CPA license.   She started her career in public accounting and the Idaho State Tax Commission.  Anjanette has over 20 years of experience with QuickBooks doing payroll and bookkeeping in a variety of industries including dentistry, construction, and church administration.  She moved to Boise with her husband of almost 30 years where they have raised their three boys, ages 17 to 24.  Anjanette is excited for the opportunity to be back in public accounting.